June 1998 Seyama Mali youths at the local school ©John Robinson/South Photographs education africa afrika afrique ipjr01450126
Jessica and Mark Byerley in Jessica Byerley’s home at 43 Cromwell Road, Glenwood, durban.
Beverley Guru Girl Burne
ipjr09441125 September 2004 Athbarah Nahr An Nil Sudan Ahamed can now write his own name in arabic… Broader Horizons Institute for mentally handicapped children. Children from the town of Athbarah are taught life skills, reading, writing, self awareness they are learning to smile again. ©John Robinson/MCC/South Photographs africa afrika afrique arab islam muslim sudan mentally handicapped children food eating bread fol pita girls boys youth school schools institution physiotherapy skills education sewing sport
Kevin and Debbi at home
ipjr10247914 uganda february 2006 the karimojong people. iriiri town and surounding area north eastern uganda. the karimojong people are a cattle wealth based tribe. much depends on the availability of water and pasture for herds of cattle and goats in an area that is prone to drought. feuding over water and pasture has been an issue for many years between the karimojog clans and the iteso people in adjoining areas. ©John Robinson/MCC/South Photographs africa afrika afrique african people third world life portrait portray feature iteso karimojong lords resistance army lra rebel internially displaced people idp democracy elections multi party cattle cattle raiding herding goats graves child soldiers kidnaped children N.B. PLEASE USE DISCRETION IN THE PUBLICATION OF THESE IMAGES. UGANDA IS EMERGING FROM MANY YEARS OF INSTABILITY PLEASE CONSULT AUTHOR IF IN DOUBT.
PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, TEAM MEMBERS OF THE GELUKSPAN WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL TEAM
Mark Cook has sold his own old furnature out of a garage in Glenwood, Durban, South Africa for about 25 years.
ipjr09441634 September 2004 Rumbek Al Buhayrat Sudan The New Sudan The face of the choir master and the hands of the members of the choir. The returned people, the war in the south of the Sudan has been around for 50 years. The Rumbek Peace Choir was formed out of five local choirs, each contributing a few members. “music is like a newspaper, through our music we communicate the message of peace” ©John Robinson/MCC/South Photographs africa afrika afrique sudan The New Sudan war refugee refugees returned exiles exile education reconstruction villagers villager village food
The portrait photographer is more like the leader in a dance, to extract the spirit of your subject needs more then the latest camera and software. The photographer needs to connect first, only then the spirit might come through your lens and touch down the sensor and then only for a micro second… John Robinson